The Acts of Obama
WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
 
Later in the morning, the President will meet with rank and file House Democrats on economic issues.  This meeting in the Roosevelt Room is closed press. 
 
In the afternoon, the President will travel to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland to visit with wounded service members. This visit is closed press.
 
Following the President's visit with wounded service members, the President will travel to Kansas City, Missouri. There will be travel pool coverage of the President's departure from Joint Base Andrews and the President's arrival at the Kansas City International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. 
 
The President will remain overnight in Kansas City.
WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President will participate in a town hall at the Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The three-day Summit will cap off the Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the President's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and give 500 of sub-Saharan Africa's most prominent young leaders the opportunity to engage with U.S. government officials, entrepreneurs and civil society representatives as well as leaders in international development. This event at the Omni Shoreham Hotel is open to pre-credentialed media.
 
In the afternoon, the President will award the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal at the White House. The First Lady will also attend. This ceremony in the East Room will be open press. The recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal can be found here. 
WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
 
Later in the morning, the President will deliver a statement on the situation in Ukraine. The President's statement on the South Lawn is pooled press.
 
Later in the morning, the President will sign an Executive Order to protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. This event in the East Room is open press. Following this event, the President will visit the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, DC to participate in a town hall focusing on his My Brother's Keeper initiative. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.
 
In the afternoon, the President will award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.  Staff Sergeant Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Forward Observer with 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during combat operations at Vehicle Patrol Base Kahler, in the vicinity of Wanat Village in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on July 13, 2008. Staff Sergeant Pitts will be the ninth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. This event in the East Room is open to pre-credentialed media. 

Mon, July 7, 2014: Obama Meets with Teachers

WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
 
In the afternoon, the President will host a group of teachers at the White House for lunch to discuss the Administration's efforts to ensure that every student is taught by an effective educator. The President will be joined by the Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. There will be a pool spray at the top of the lunch.

Obama's Weekly Address: Celebrating Independence Day


In this week's address, President Obama commemorated Independence Day by noting the contributions and sacrifices from individuals throughout the history of this country - from our Founding Fathers, to the men and women in our military serving at home and abroad.
WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President and Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
 
In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks and participate in a roundtable discussion as part of the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families to focus on creating a 21st century workplace that works for all Americans. The Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will also participate in the summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed media and there will be a pool spray at the top of the roundtable. 

In this week's address, the President previewed the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families, where he will bring together business leaders and workers to discuss the challenges that working parents face every day and lift up solutions that are good for these families and American businesses.
WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President and Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
 
Later in the morning, the President will join nurses from across the country to discuss the importance of passing commonsense immigration reform. This meeting is closed press.  
 
In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks and sign a Presidential Memorandum on reducing the burden of student loan debt. This event in the East Room is open press.
 
Following this event, the President will meet with governors of Western States to discuss wildfires via video teleconference. This meeting in the Situation Room is closed press.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will welcome the NCAA Champion UConn Huskies Men's and Women's Basketball teams to honor the teams and their 2014 NCAA Championships. This event in the East Room is open to pre-credentialed media. 

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